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  • 14th Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists (Photo State Department)

    14th EAAE Congress

    Ambassador Mussomeli attended the opening of the 14th Congress of the European Association of Agricultural Economists last evening. The theme of this year’s event is “Agri-Food and Rural Innovations for Healthier Societies.”

  • Second Revival in Ljubljana (Photo State Department)

    New Orleans Second Line Revival Parade

    This past Saturday, Ambassador Joseph Mussomeli attended Ljubljana’s Second Annual New Orleans Second Line Revival. Musicians, dancers, and music-lovers paraded through Ljubljana’s historical city center.

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  • Interesting lecture by Prof. Dr. Zvezdan Pirtošek on Brain and Evolution (Photo State Department)

    Lecture on Brain and Evolution

    U.S. Ambassador Mussomeli attended a very interesting lecture by Prof. Dr. Zvezdan Pirtošek on Brain and Evolution. Lectures in the series are delivered by top Slovenian neuroscientists, and take place alongside the exhibition “Brain – The Inside Story.”

  • U.S. Embassy hosts 4th of July Celebration (Photo State Department)

    U.S. Embassy hosts 4th of July Celebration

    The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana hosted its annual gathering to celebrate America's Independence Day on the evening of July 3th in Križanke.

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  • Grammy Award winning American jazz vocalist Gregory Porter performs in Ljubljana (Photo Courtesy of Nada Žgank)

    Jazz Festival Brings Gregory Porter to Slovenia

    U.S. Embassy Ljubljana supported the 55th Annual Ljubljana Jazz Festival, which brought the greats of jazz together for a series of incredible concerts. The highlight of this year’s festival was the amazing concert of Gregory Porter.

    ALSO:  Photos


More News from the Embassy

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    2015 -2016 Fulbright Program

    FULBRIGHT PROGRAM COMPETITION IS OPEN! Deadline is September 8, 2014 

  • Seaway visit to meet with CEO Japec Jakopin (Photo State Department)
    Summer Economics Institute

    The 3rd Annual Summer Economics Institute (SEI) student internship program jointly organized by the US Embassy Ljubljana and AmCham Slovenia started June 30th. 

  • Basketball Camp in Tolmin (Photo State Department)
    Basketball Camp in Tolmin

    This year’s Basketball Camp in Tolmin was a huge success, attracting more than 95 kids from Slovenia, the Czech Republic, and Italy to be coached by nine American coaches for one week. 

  • Political and Economic Chief Joshua Harris (Photo Courtesy of Občina Murska Sobota)
    Museum of Roma History Opening

    On June 20, Political and Economic Chief Joshua Harris, Nathan Ringger, and Gregor Domadenik traveled to Murska Sobota to attend the ribbon cutting of a museum honoring Roma history in Černelavci. 

  • Political Officer Nathan Ringger (Photo State Department)
    "School's Out for the Summer"

    Our last school visit for this academic year took us to a middle school in Ljubljana – “OŠ Mirana Jarca.” 

  • Slovenian Fulbright Program Certificates of Completion recipients (Photo State Department)
    Certificates awarded to recent Fulbright Program recipients

    On May 16, the Charge d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy Mr. David Burger presented some of the recent Slovenian Fulbright Program recipients with Certificates of Completion. 

  • Chargé d’Affaires David Burger joins this year’s Pride Parade (Photo State Department)
    Pride Parade 2014

    Chargé d’Affaires David Burger joined other members of the diplomatic corps in this year’s Pride Parade to express support for gay rights as human rights. 

Current Issues

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said seven nations have pledged support for Iraqi Kurds in their fight against ISIL and he expects more.

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    Hagel: 7 Nations Pledge Arms for Iraqi Kurds in ISIL Fight

    Seven nations join the United States and the Iraqi government with pledges to provide arms to Kurdish forces in northern Iraq in their fight against ISIL. 

  • Study in the USA
    Study in the USA

    U.S. schools are considered among the world’s best — a U.S. degree is highly valued in many countries and can be the key to a successful career.  Video »

  • USA Education In Brief
    USA Education In Brief

    A look at the development public schools, beginning with "common school," (the iconic little red schoolhouse) in the 18th century, through the Land-Grant university movement to the G.I. Bill of Rights and the civil rights movement, which expanded educational opportunity to all U.S. citizens. 

  • E-Journal cover with chess pieces on a board (State Dept.)
    E-Journal/USA: Strategic Moves: Using Smart Sanctions in the 21st Century

    The U.S. uses sanctions to alter the behavior of bad actors and tries to minimize any harm to general populations. Learn how sanctions work. Plus international entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, winning female coaches and what it means to be cool. 

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    Everyday Conversations: Learning American English

    How do Americans greet each other? How do they order a meal? Or ask directions? These 30 dialogues introduce you to everyday American English. 

  • Traveling to the United States Pamphlet
    Traveling to the United States

    Travelers from all over the world flock to the United States each year to learn, work and catch a glimpse of the landmarks they have seen in art, photography and Hollywood films. 

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